Montpellier vs Marseille. Will the guests continue their unbeaten streak in Ligue 1?

On January 2, in the match of the 17th round of the French Ligue 1, the teams of Montpellier and Marseille will meet. The match will take place at the Stade de la Mosson (Montpellier).

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Montpellier vs Marseille


Montpellier broke a seven-match streak without a win in the French championship, beating Lorient 2-0 in the last away match. Romain Pito's wards entered the meeting just fine, the team was actively advancing, thanks to which, already in the middle of the first half, they managed to break through the defense of the "sailors" twice. In the future, the "paladins" continued to keep the situation under their control, and did not allow the hosts to close the gap. Savagne and Vai scored goals for the guests.

Montpellier is 12th in the league with 17 points with a goal difference of 26:29.


Marseille are undefeated for 4 rounds in a row in Ligue 1, this time the “southerners” defeated Toulouse 6:1 on their territory. Wards of Igor Tudor looked better on the field, so the team managed to score two goals before the break. After a pause, the "Provencals" continued to advance, finally bringing the score to an indecent level. Rongje, Kolasinac, Payet, Under and Tavares scored goals for the White-and-Blues, another goal was recorded as an own goal.

Marseille is in 3rd place in the standings with 33 points, with a goal difference of 32:14.

Montpellier vs Marseille

Montpellier vs Marseille facts

  • Marseille have won their last 3 matches in Ligue 1;
  • Over 2.5 goals played in Montpellier's last 3 home matches against Marseille in all competitions;
  • Under 2.5 goals played in Montpellier's last 3 games in Ligue 1;
  • Marseille are undefeated in their last 7 matches against Montpellier in all competitions.

Odds from download 1xbet

Bookmakers believe in the success of the guests. Quotations for Montpellier's victory were 4.30. You can bet on a draw with a coefficient of 3.95. The success of Marseille stopped with quotes at the level of 1.81. Bookmakers are waiting for productive football from the French. 1xbet offers to bet on "Total less than 2.5" the coefficient is - 2.17, "Total more than 2.5" with quotes - 1.67. Download 1xbet to your phone and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Montpellier was able to win, the team dropped a heavy burden of failure from their shoulders. Marseille is confidently moving forward in the Ligue 1 tournament distance, the team has gradually approached the leading group. The head-to-head match will be won by the Provencals, Tudor's guys, due to the best conditions, will even defeat the Paladins away: Marseille's victory - 1.81.

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